[Live N.Y.C. mayoral race primary results. ] When Bill de Blasio ran for mayor of New York City in 2013, he was able to successfully distill his campaign into one big idea : creating universal prekindergarten. It reflected his larger theme of reducing inequality, and it was a promise he was able to deliver on not long after taking office. The large field of candidates running for mayor this year have plenty of ideas, from cash relief to property tax reform. But there is not, as of yet, one bold proposal that stands out in a similar way. "You've seen a stunning lack of original, big thinking from the candidates," said Eric Phillips, a former press secretary for Mr. de Blasio. The mayor's race is widely viewed as the most critical New York City election in a generation as voters choose a leader to guide the pandemic recovery. But weakened tax revenues could make it difficult to start ambitious new programs. Ahead of the June 22 primary , The New York Times asked eight leading Democrats and two Republicans to describe their one big idea for the city. Andrew Yang wants to offer some poor New Yorkers $2,000 per year… Read full this story
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